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Senior Buyer, Electronics

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Purpose
Responsible for the global execution of the end product ECUAs, 'black box' commodity strategy, including sourcing, price analysis and negotiation with potential vendors. Provides input to the GCS lead and Electrification and Electronics Purchasing management for spend and savings reporting. Completes other procurement work assigned by management. Executes requests for information (RFI) or quote (RFQ) according to GCS direction.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
*Execute strategy for the assigned commodities.

*Leads supplier re-sourcing and VAVE projects under the direction of the GCS lead.

*Supports cost reduction activities in line with global and regional material cost reduction targets.

*Understands Dana's standard Terms and Conditions

*Ability to maintain control of multiple projects to meet timing, anticipates and resolves 'roadblocks' for successful PPAP and launch.

*Monitors technical review progress with the cross-functional teams.

*Drives and tracks savings projects and reports accurate forecasts and actuals in Savings Tracker

*Promotes cost reduction activities with key suppliers and shares best practices.

*Presents special assignments results, project updates and such to Dana management as required.

*Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

*Four-year degree in Business (Supply Chain Management or Purchasing preferred) or four-year degree in Engineering (Product or Manufacturing)

*Understands drawings and technical specifications.

*Willing to travel as required (estimate 10%)

*Strong personal computer skills required, including experience with MS Office Software

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Novi , Senior Buyer, Electronics, Other , Novi, Michigan

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